Friday, July 28, 2017

Screen Card Project

Hi Everyone

I have been excited to try the Pretty Label punch on the bottom of a screen card, so as soon as it arrived I created this screen card project.

The card base is cut 6" x 11" it is then scored at 2 3/4", 5 1/2" and 8 1/4".
You can then use the pretty label punch to create the decorative legs on the bottom edge of the card.  All you need to do is partially cut with the punch in the centre of each section.
Then decorate your panels! Easy!

Thanks for visiting my blog today, there is a list of the products that I have used to create this project with below, for Australian customers you can purchase these supplies through my online link in the menu at the top of my blog!

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Christmas in July Card Class by Mail

It is now only 26 weeks until Christmas.  I don't know about you, but this year I would like to be more organised and get my cards sent out early enough that my friends and family can enjoy my handmade creations for a few weeks before Christmas.  I have put together a Christmas card club that starts in July and runs for 3 months.  I have designed 9 cards - 3 each month and you will be emailed the detailed instructions and images for how to create each one.

The cost is $40.00 per month for 3 months by automatic paypal deduction in July, August and September.  This includes all postage and instructions.

You will have plenty of supplies to make more than one of each card, as well as more cards of your own designs!  I will also be emailing more projects/cards during the class that I have made with these products as well.

You will receive the following directly from the Stampin' Up! Warehouse.
Merry Mistletoe Stamp Set - Set of 9 Rubber Stamps
Be Merry Designer Paper 12 x 12 - 12 sheets double sided
Be Merry Cardstock
(Cherry Cobbler, Garden Green, Thick Whisper White)  A4 - 24 sheets
Petal Burst Embossing Folder
Metallic Sequins
Boxwood Wreath Embellishments Pk 12

In addition to this you will also receive from me separately each month
Additional Cardstock
Glitter Cardstock

You will need to provide your own
Clear Stamping Blocks
Stampin' Dimensionals
Garden Green Ink Pad
Cherry Cobler Ink Pad
Stitched Framelits or similar
Petal Builder Punch or similar

If you need to order any of these items you can do so through my online store here.

To make sure we get started on time please sign up by 10th July, so your order can arrive before our start date on 21st July 2017.

Note:  This transaction will appear as my registered business name The Crafty Spritzer

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Colour Inkspiration Challenge #11

Hi Everyone!

It has been a long time since I have participated in any card making challenges, but I couldn't go past this colour combination! It is challenge 11 at Colour Inkspiration Challenges.

As soon as I saw the colour combination I knew that I was going to use the So Many Shells stamp set.  It is a great stamp set for so many different occasions.  This stamp set is designed to be done in 2 steps. For the shells I used the stamp off technique to get the 2 toned image.  So for the first layer, simply ink the stamp then stamp on some scratch paper first then stamp on your cardstock to get a lighter image.  For the 2nd step of the stamp stamp on your cardstock first to get the full strength of the ink.  or you could use a lighter and darker shade of ink for each step.

The splatters have been made by stamping ink onto a clear stamp block, then adding some water with the water brush.  Then holding my hand above the card, I gently tap the brush with my finger to tap some droplets of ink onto the card.

I love this twine!  It can be used in so many ways, today i have simply tied it in a knot and separated the stands to give it a more nautical effect.

Thanks for taking the time to look at my project today! Below is a list of the supplies that I have used.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Introducing - Memories & More

I am so excited to share my journey with Stampin' Up! Memories & More pocket scrapbooking range!

This is my first layout using this range and I have to say that I love the colours of the Perfect Days card kit as it is so versatile for any occasion.

When you are doing any layout it is important to make sure that both sides of it are balanced.  This is done with both the number of photos and colours.

  • Use a similar number of photos on each side so one side is not "heavier" than the other.
  • Repeat the use of the core layout colours in this case Emerald Envy, Black and Lime Green to balance the layout.
  • Cluster your embellishments to make more impact.  If these were spaced 1 on each card for example they would get lost on the page.

If you would like to create a layout of your own, or get started on an album, please contact me.  I would love to share the joy of memory keeping with you.